Brief Description: Public university nestled in Kentucky’s Bluegrass Region near Lexington – city known as the “Horse Capital of the World.”
High Honors: UK garners high rankings from U.S. News for its psychology, nursing and pharmacy programs. Stellar art programs are also on the menu.
True Blue: UK has a tradition of athletic excellence, especially when it comes to men’s basketball – just last month, the Wildcats made their 15 appearance in the NCAA Final Four Tournament.
Fun Fact: Famous UK alumni include actress Ashley Judd, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Joe Blanton and Civil War Confederate general Stonewall Jackson.